20 Best Websites To Download Free EBooks

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We understand that reading is the simplest way for human to derive and constructing meaning in order to gain a particular knowledge from a source. This tendency has been digitized when books evolve into digital media equivalent – E-Books.

It would be nice if we’re able to download free e-book and take it with us. That’s why we’ve again crawled deep into the Internet to compile this list of 20 places to download free e-books for your use. Full list after jump.

  1. FreeBookSpot

    FreeBookSpot is an online source of free ebooks download with 4485 FREE E-BOOKS in 96 categories which up to 71,97 GB.

    You can search and download free books in categories like scientific, engineering, programming, fiction and many other books. No registration is required to download free e-books.

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  2. 4eBooks

    4eBooks has a huge collection of computer programming ebooks. Each downloadable ebook has a short review with a description. You can find over thousand of free ebooks in every computer programming field like .Net, Actionscript, Ajax, Apache and etc.

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  3. Free-eBooks

    Free-eBooks is an online source for free ebook downloads, ebook resources and ebook authors. Besides free ebooks, you also download free magazines or submit your own ebook.

    You need to become a Free-EBooks.Net member to access their library. Registration is free.

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  4. ManyBooks

    ManyBooks provides free ebooks for your PDA, iPod or eBook Reader. You can randomly browse for a ebook through the most popular titles, recommendations or recent reviews for visitors. There are 21,282 eBooks available here and they’re all free!

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  5. GetFreeEBooks

    GetFreeEBooks is a free ebooks site where you can download free books totally free. All the ebooks within the site are legal downloadable free ebooks.

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  6. FreeComputerBooks

    FreeComputerBooks consists of a huge collection of free online Computer, Programming, Mathematics, Technical Books, Lecture Notes and Tutorials. It is very well categorized by topics, with 12 top level categories, and over 150 sub-categories.

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  7. FreeTechBooks

    FreeTechBooks lists free online computer science, engineering and programming books, textbooks and lecture notes, all of which are legally and freely available over the Internet. Throughout FreeTechBooks, other terms are used to refer to a book, such as ebook, text, document, monogram or notes.

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  8. Scribd

    Scribd, the online document sharing site which supports Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF and other popular formats. You can download a document or embed it in your blog or web page.

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  9. Globusz

    Globusz is a unique ePublishing house, specializing in free eBook downloads. They also provide an excellent Star Rating Showcase for new and evolving authors.

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  10. KnowFree

    KnowFree is a web portal where users are able to exchange freely e-books, video training and other materials for educational purposes and self-practice.

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  11. OnlineFreeEBooks

    OnlineFreeEBooks provides links to various ebooks (mostly in pdf) spanning in 9 big categories which are: Automotive Ebooks, Business Ebooks, Engineering Ebooks, Gadget Ebooks, Hardware Ebooks, Health & Medical Ebooks, Hobbies Ebooks, Programming & Technology Ebooks, Sport & Martial Art Ebooks.

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  12. MemoWare

    MemoWare has a unique collection of thousands of documents (databases, literature, maps, technical references, lists, etc.) specially formatted to be easily added to your PalmOS device, Pocket PC, Windows CE, EPOC, Symbian or other handheld device.

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  13. BluePortal

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  14. OnlineComputerBooks

    OnlineComputerBooks contains details about free computer books, free ebooks, free online books and sample chapters related to Information Technology, Computer Science, Internet, Business, Marketing, Maths, Physics and Science which are provided by publishers or authors.

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  15. SnipFiles

    SnipFiles offers you free ebooks and software legally by brought or attained PLR, resale or master rights to all the products on their page.

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  17. BookYards

    BookYards is a web portal in which books, education materials, information, and content will be freely to anyone who has an internet connection.

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  19. The Online Books Page

    The Online Books Page is a Listing over 30,000 free books on the Web.

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  21. AskSam Ebooks

    AskSam Ebooks has a collection of free e-books like Shakespeare, and assorted legal & governmental texts.

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  23. Baen Free Library

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    Baen Free Library is an online library of downloadable science fiction novels.

  24. eBookLobby

    Free ebooks in eBookLobby are divided into different categories. Categorys range from business, art, computing and education. Select the category appropriate to the e-book you’re looking for.

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Other Free eBook Resources

  1. PlanetPDF – A small collection of classic novels all in PDF format.
  2. DailyLit – Read books online by daily email and RSS feed.
  3. Wikibooks – Wikibooks is a Wikimedia community for creating a free library of educational textbooks that anyone can edit.
  4. Dwalin – Free novels in text format.
  5. Project Gutenberg – Free ebooks from producers.
  6. Adobe Free eBooks – In Adobe’s Free eBooks area, you can download, unlock, and read electronic books on your personal computer or reading device.
  7. Alive & Free – A page of links to some recent books from living authors available free online.
  8. Franklin – Thousands of free titles in text and HTML file formats.
  9. Read Easily – An ebook online library which has been designed to provide you an adaptive reading experience!
  10. PDFbooks – This new site offers around 4,700 downloadable public domain e-books.
  11. Witguides – An online source for a wide range of useful e-books that are completely free with no need to sign-up or buy anything.
  12. Diesel eBooks -Offer free ebooks formatted for both Microsoft Reader and Mobipocket.
  13. Free eBook Miners
    Free eBooks for your education, research or amusement.
  14. Planet eBook
    Free classic literature to download and share.
  15. e-Library – Plenty of free ebooks available for download.
  16. BookBoon – Provides free ebooks for students and travelers in PDF format. No registration is required.

More eBooks

We’ve got Part II. Click here to find out another 30 websites to download free ebooks!

Author:

Kay is a tech-savvy and regular writer at Hongkiat.com. He also maintains K-Director, a technology blog. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook.

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